WordPress plugin – Automatic spam handling with Akismet

After my migration from b2evolution, one of the first “install-and-forget” things to do is to install the Akismet plugin for WordPress.

Akismet eliminates comment- and trackback-spam on your blog and once you have installed the plugin and requested an API key, you almost forget that Akismet is around.

Automatic spam handling with Akismet

The plugin provides a dashboard which lists detected spam and also integrates into the commenting and track-back system of WordPress: